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Tracing the Path to a New Pope

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Tracing the Path to a New Pope

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Tracing the Path to a New Pope

Tracing the Path to a New Pope

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The pope's funeral won't take place for several days, and an official nine-day period of mourning is under way. The College of Cardinals will meet within 15 to 20 days of the pope's death to begin selecting the next pope. Father Thomas Reese, editor of America magazine, explains the process.

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